The best compression socks for pregnancy and other women specific conditions are the S ockwell Women’s Circu lator Moderate, which provides you with 3 way graduated compressionalong with thermoregulation.What level of compression socks do I Need?
The level of compression you need depends on what you are wearing compression socks for. Standard levels of compression include: Light to moderate compression, 15-20 mm-Hg — You might need this if you traveling, if you stand all day at work, if you are pregnant, or if you experience mild leg swelling.What are compression socks?
Compression socks (or compression stockings) are socks of various length that are designed to gently squeeze legs a bit more than typical socks. “The key intention,” Dr. Botek says, “is to promote better blood circulation in the legs.” A proponent of compression socks, Dr. Botek adds, “It’s a very practical and common thing.What is mmHg for compression stockings?
Doctors Answers (9) mmhg stands for millimeters of mercury, which is a unit of measurement for pressure. Compression stockings have pressure points and as you move and walk they help to increase blood flow in the legs. We recommend graduated compression stocking 20-30 mmhg to help with varicose and spider veins.